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524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
+1 415-252-0918
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (50 reviews)
“yucca fries” (10 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Peruvian, Latin, South American
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524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were recommended this place by a local. Arrived at 5.30 without reservation. Friday night. Restaurant 20% full by the most liberal estimate. Hostess offers a table only if it can be vacated in 1 hour as reservations are coming. I tried...More

Thank nynj941932
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My husband and daughter and I had lunch at Limon on Saturday August 2 and could not have been happier with our decision. We ordered vegetable empanadas and a rice and been concoction that was very flavorful and delicious! (One vegetarian in the group). We...More

Thank M Hagan
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a good variety of choices. Had the lomo soltado, the food was good, but it could have more sauce and more meat in it. I tried the same meal from Peruvian restaurants in Latin America and the portion was double. The same...More

Thank evmerkwurdigliebe
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Limon is essentially a hole in the wall. A little pace about a half block away from the Roxie theater in the heart of the Mission. Parking is a bit of a pain, but public transport is abundant, including BART (16th Street Station). They have...More

Thank frtw
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to eat! The food flavors are outstanding and the pricing/portion size is perfect. The ceviche is darn good, and the lomo saltado absolutely delicious. The chicken is awesome! I will definitely be coming back and look forward to the opportunity...More

Thank jacobtaendler
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We came on a weekend for dinner. Saw some families here with kids. The service was extremely efficient and fast. Ceviche and empanadas were good. The restaurant was a bit crowded and a bit loud. Fun place, but not the best for a quiet dinner.

Thank SpikeIII
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived late on a Friday just before the kitchen closed...absolutely fantastic! The food is incredible, service was friendly. Romantic spot. One of my favorite places in the city!

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this dinner. Ordered a whole chicken and several sides to share. The paella was delicious. Must try the truffle mac n cheese.

Thank JBoothe
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We had reservations, and still had to wait 30 minutes, the restaurant was really busy. When they gave us a table, it was next to the kitchen with roasting racks, stove and ovens going on. The temperature in San Francisco was 103 and in the...More

Thank Evita_1957
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had a 7 pm reservation on a Friday night. We ordered a number of dishes and everything arrived at the same time. We didn't have room on the table and couldn't enjoy our ceviche app because we had to reach over the half chicken to...More

Thank Lookingforlunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Valencia St, 1001 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110-1115
  • Public Transportation: BART Stops at 16th St. and Mission
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighbourhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-0918
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